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MacKinnon Country House Hotel

Kyleakin IV41 8PQ, Scotland (Formerly the Dunringell Hotel)
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Ranked #11 of 11 Kyleakin B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mike P Pretoria, South Africa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at this place on Saturday23/8/14. As part of a 35th wedding anniversary treat for my wife and myself. We were booked in for 2 nights, we toured the island on the 24th and on arrival back at the hotel our clothing had been packed into our case. We tried to contact the reception but no one would answer, once... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived on a cold, wet evening, the door was shut and apparently locked. When we were let in by a most unwelcoming woman, who appeared to be the manager, but did not introduce herself, she did not apologise but said in a most unaccommodating tone that the door was never locked. We were in the garden annex, which... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were going to be spending my wife's birthday on the Isle of Skye so I looked for something a bit special. One of the hotels I looked at was the MacKinnon. Their website gave their dinner menu which immediately made it our first choice. Venison and wild boar are not on every menu. When we arrived we were a... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived very late not knowing if our booking would sill stand (delayed due to a road accident) but we were expected. I had phoned all evening but was constantly directed to an o2 answer machine. I left several messages but no one phoned me back to answer my queries. Not what we expected from a 'country house'. We had... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We paid £120 for one night bed and breakfast. We were booked into the 'new extension' I use this term very loosely as, like mentioned before it was akin to staff quarters and very cheaply done. On arrival the woman at reception was possibly having a bad day as she didn't welcome us with a smile and very few words... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

This hotel seems to be somewhat of a faded glory. We were initially impressed with the building, however little things such as inadequate wifi connection and no guest information booklets provided in the rooms meant that there were little frustrations from the start. Breakfast was quite nice, served in lovely dining room with very cheerful and obliging staff. It is... More

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Forres, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My wife and I stayed at this hotel from 16th - 21st June. We were less than impressed. Our room was in the "New extension", which was not new and looked as if it had been used as staff quarters. The room was quite large and was very dark with a view out to a steep banking. Only half of... More

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Rensselaer, New York, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Let me start out by saying we only had dinner, no rooms. We had a guest house up the road and we were looking for dinner on our walk back into town. The MacKinnon had their menu posted out front for "walk-ins". We were last served and felt very rushed. The menus came, we immediately decided on a wine, the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

If you read some of the more recent less favourable reviews of this hotel the underlying theme will be the same, The hotel is dated and in need of renovation/a good clean. This is a undisputable fact! However i have to say that despite this, this really isn't an awful place to stay. Treat the stroppy 1 star reviews with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This Hotel is situation right by the Skye Bridge and is in a wonderful location to access sights around the Isle itself. It's beautiful, clean and gorgeous. If you are looking for a place of relaxation and comfort with a pleasant and professional staff, Mackinnon Country House Hotel is the place for you. Great job guys! Totally looking forward to... More

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Address: Kyleakin IV41 8PQ, Scotland (Formerly the Dunringell Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Kyleakin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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